Racism

Joe Biden and Racial Demagoguery

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness Joe Biden has had a long history of racist outbursts. Can we even remember them all? The “put y’all back in chains” insults to an audience of black professionals, his dismissal of black interviewers variously as “you ain’t black” or ”junkie,” his he-man racialist Corn Pop mythologies, his recent condescending …

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The Tipping Point

Listen in as Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler explain Al Sharpton’s exploits, the Democratic Party’s fix and its moves going forward, and finally Ibram X. Kendi’s racist ideas that lack basis and cause hate crimes. Share This

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Trickle-Down Racist Antiracism

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness Elected governments were rare in the past. They did not appear until over four millennia after civilization first emerged in the Near East. Constitutional systems were fragile at birth. And they are on the wane today. Nation after nation seems to be devolving into autocracy. Multiethnic, multiracial consensual governments have been …

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Who Among Us Will Cast the First Bid for Donald Sterling’s Clippers?

by Victor Davis Hanson // PJ Media  Americans are outraged by old, sick and pathetic Donald Sterling’s racist rantings—and the manipulative con-artist mistress who recorded their conversation. But consensus ends after the expression of furor. Who among us is without sin to offer the first bid for his franchise? If the NBA establishes the precedent that …

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Cliven Bundy, Racism, Politics, and History

by Victor Davis Hanson // PJ Media  Cliven Bundy spouted off racist generalizations the other day as reported by a New York Times journalist, stereotyping blacks in negative fashion, with unhinged referencing to slavery — and after that in an ad hoc talk generalizing about Mexican immigrants in positive condescension. Does that outburst prove Bundy’s resistance to a bullying Bureau …

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One Cheer for the Schuette Decision

by Bruce S. Thornton // Front Page Magazine  Many conservatives are applauding the recent Supreme Court Schuette decision upholding the right of the citizens of Michigan to ban racial preferences. As Charles Krauthammer writes, the 2003 Grutter decision, which like Schuette did not ban racial preferences altogether, was correct: “The people should decide. The people responded accordingly. Three years later, they crafted a referendum …

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Our Psychodramatic Campuses

by Victor Davis Hanson  // PJ Media  Dartmouth College students recently staged an overnight sit-in the office of their president Philip Hanlon. They had over seventy demands. Apparently, they grew out of their alleged suffering at the hands of “racist, classist, sexist, heterosexist, trans-homophobic, xenophobic, and ablest structures.” Translating into English, the students elaborated, “Our bodies are …

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The Eternal Darkness of the Progressive Mind

by Bruce S. Thornton // FrontPage Magazine  The attacks on Lone Survivor, the movie about 4 Navy Seals caught in an operation gone lethally wrong in Afghanistan, illustrate once again the fossilized orthodoxy of the left. The L.A. Weekly’s Amy Nicholson called the movie a “jingoistic snuff film” that “bleeds blood red, bone-fracture white, and bruise blue” …

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The Year of the Dud

Obama, and left-wing causes, had a bad 2013. by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online  Lots of things that should have happened in 2013 did not. We were supposed to have long ago reached “peak oil” and an age of always-higher gas prices. Wind and solar power — and a reduced lifestyle — were our …

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